Art Classes and Workshops. All media, ages, and experience levels; various times and prices. 529 Beachview Dr. (912) 638-8770 or glynnart.org.
Art Classes. All ages and levels. Various times and prices. 1413 Newcastle St. (912) 262-0628 or artdowntown.net.
Art Classes. Oils, acrylics, pottery. Weekly. 404 Northway, Darien. (912) 437-7711 or mcintoshartassociation.com.
Photography Classes. Basics, digital, iPhone, Photoshop, etc. Led by Barbara Marie Kraus. Various dates, times, prices. 529 Beachview Dr. (912) 638-8770 or glynnart.org.
Tours of Ashantilly Center! Schedule tour appointments or meetings on available times. Donations accepted for renovation. Ashantilly Center, Hwy. 99, Darien. (912) 437-4473 or (912) 230-6962 or ashantilly.org.
Multi-Media Self-Guided Tour! Extensive archive of photos, oral histories, diaries, home-movie footage of Jekyll Island Club history. Includes walking guide map, interactive multi-media device. $8 rental. Daily 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jekyll Island Museum, Jekyll Island Museum, 100 Old Village Blvd. (912) 635-4036 or jekyllisland.com.
Passport to the Century guided tram tour of 240-acre historic district, includes entry into two cottages. Adults $16, Children 6-12, $7, Free under 6. Daily. Jekyll Island Museum, 100 Old Village Blvd. (912) 635-4036 or jekyllisland.com.
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays:
Brunswick Farmer’s Market at Mary Ross Waterfront Park, 1530 Newcastle St. 8 a.m.-dark. (912) 262-6665 or brunswickfarmersmarket.com.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays:
Nature Walks! Wildlife and nature guides explain Jekyll Island’s fascinating beach, marshes, dunes and maritime forest during year-round tours. Tidelands Nature Center, 100 Riverview Dr. (912) 635-5032 or tidelands4h.org.
Storytime Stories and craft projects for younger children. 10:30 a.m. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St. (912) 267-1212 or trrl.org.
Seaside Dance Association, Dance Instruction/Practice Social and ballroom dance. Beginners 7 p.m. Advanced 8:15 p.m. $5 members, $8 non-members. St. Simons Elementary School cafeteria, 805 Ocean Blvd. (912) 634-9527.
Visit the shops, galleries, restaurants of Historic Downtown Brunswick; art openings, live music, food and beverage pairing samples. 5-8 p.m. (912) 265-4032 or brunswickgeorgia.net.
Historic Preservation Month! Special behind-the-scenes tours of yet-to-be-restored Hollybourne Cottage. Saturdays 10 a.m. Adults $10, Children 7-15 $8. Jekyll Island Museum, Historic District. (912) 635-4036 or jekyllisland.com.
The Georgia Chapter of Quilts for Kids will present a free program at 10 a.m. at Ashantilly Center in Darien, GA. Please share with individuals or groups who might be interested in volunteering for this wonderful project, or who just would love to see how the quilts are made and shared with needy children. (912) 437-4473 or firstname.lastname@example.org or ashantilly.org.
First Friday Fun! Scouting in the Golden Isles Exhibit of art by Girl Scout Junior and Brownie Troops 30340 and info about scouting. 5-8 p.m. Brunswick Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St. (912) 267-1212 or threeriverslibraries.org.
A Little Light Music Concert Series, 7 p.m. Stringrays, Southern-fried rock and boogie. Bring the family, friends, a picnic supper and lawn chairs and relax with us on the St. Simons Lighthouse oceanfront grounds. $12 adults, children under 12 and Keepers of the Light admitted free. Season tickets are $50 available in the museum store. 601 Beachview Dr. (912) 638-4666 or saintsimonslighthouse.org/music.html.
May 7 – 31:
25th Annual Coastal National Art Exhibition Competition Art Show! 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Food & wine reception and awards, May 9, 5-7 p.m. Glynn Art Gallery, 529 Beachview Dr. Glynn Art Association, (912) 638-8770 or glynnart.org.
May 7 – 31:
Block Party Quilt exhibit. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Glynn Art Gallery, 529 Beachview Dr. Glynn Art Association, (912) 638-8770 or glynnart.org.
May 10 – 26:
The Robber Bridegroom Musical comedy based on Eudora Welty’s novella, adapted by Alfred Uhry. Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 3 p.m. $20 adults, $10 college students and active military, $5 under 18. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr. Island Players, (912) 638-0338 or theislandplayers.com.
MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON & LAW DAY CELEBRATION! 12 noon at King & Prince Beach & Golf Resort, Delegal Dining Room, 201 Arnold Rd. $29 per person. Advanced Reservations required by noon Wednesday, May 8th! For tickets call (912) 265-0620 or brunswickgoldenisles.com.
May 11 – 12:
Mother’s Day Weekend Art & Craft Show at Postell Park on Beachview Drive – Pier Village St. Simons Island. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. both days. artdowntowngallery209.com.
Reelin’ In A Cure, Tripletail Tournament and Band Party! The popular Victory Board fishing tournament and band party benefiting the American Cancer Society returns again this year! Cost to participate in the fishing tournament is $100 per angler. Not an angler? Come to the band party featuring popular low country rock band, Stewart & Winfield! The fun begins at 5 p.m. following the fishing tournament at the courtyard of Golden Isles Marina. Tickets to the band party are $35 per person or $65 per couple. (912) 222-8921.
Blessing of the Fleet! This colorful Portuguese tradition, each Mother’s Day in historic downtown Brunswick, blesses the brightly decorated shrimp boats prior to the start of shrimping season each year. Hand-carved Brazilian Oak statue, with a crown of gold and precious stones, identical to the statue in Fatima, is placed on a carved wooden shoulder carrier and decorated with flowers. Parishioners of St. Francis Xavier Church process singing through the park. The Processional begins promptly at 12 noon and lasts about thirty minutes, blessing of the fleet is at 3 p.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park, 1530 Newcastle St. Mary Ross Waterfront Park. (912) 265-4032.
The Okefenokee Area Council, Boy Scouts of America Golden Eagle Dinner at the Jekyll Island Convention Center. Reception at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. This year’s Honoree will be Davis Love III for his commitment and dedication to local youth programs. Funds raised from this dinner will help make the Scouting program available to over 2,500 young people in Southeast Georgia. Bryan Love, (912) 269-0054 or email@example.com.
2 Artists – 2 Visions of Cannon’s Point Retrospective Works by Mildred Huie – New Work by Jennifer Broadus, 4:30-7 p.m. at the Left Bank Art Gallery, 1819 Frederica Rd. Gallery Director Mildred Huie Wilcox will present this exciting art show. Free and open to the public. Reservations appreciated. (912) 638-3017 or Dayna@LeftBankArtGallery.com or leftbankartgallery.com.
May 17 – 18:
The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum hosts the next Sea Your History Weekend. Featuring John Lubbehusen, owner of the Old Florida Boat Company, Van Samuels from the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, and back by popular demand Doug Herman, Senior Geographer at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC. The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum, a Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program, is more than just a lighthouse and keeps alive the stories of the nation’s maritime past. For Tickets, staugustinelighthouse.org/events/sea-your-history.
‘Dinner Under the Stars’ is Georgia Buffalo’s first of a series of Farm-to-Plate Dinners, we will turn our ranch into a dining experience under the stars, setting the stage for an evening of food, fun and conversation. 6:30-10 p.m. We are delighted to team up with award winning Chef David Ouimet, Chef and owner of Purple Sage Catering, who has prepared an exquisite menu showcasing bison and locally sourced products. The Georgia Buffalo Ranch, 11495 Hwy 17, Townsend, GA. $65 per person. Seating is limited. For tickets, Sherry (912) 580-6849 or GeorgiaBuffalo@gmail.com or GeorgiaBuffalo.com.
The Jekyll Island Turtle Crawl & Nest Fest is a USAT Sanctioned Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlon produced by DRC Sports and 5K Fun Run produced by Milestone Race Authority. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at Great Dunes Park. Events culminate with the Saturday afternoon release of a rehabilitated sea turtle from the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, 214 Stable Rd. Events benefit the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island. (877) 453-5955.
Painting Demonstration Pastel portraiture by Marion Snyder; refreshments. 2-4:30 p.m. Mildred Huie Museum, 1819 Frederica Rd. (912) 638-3017 or LeftBankArtGallery.com.
Rhythm on the River, 6-8 p.m. Outdoor concert series featuring ‘The Tom McGees.’ Grab the children, a picnic basket, your favorite beverage and join us for Rhythm on the River at Queen Square, 1300 Newcastle St. Admission $10, children 16 & under free. (912) 265-4032 or brunswickgeorgia.net.
May 20 – 24:
Springtime By The Sea, An Event for Older Adults. “God Bless America” A patriotic time celebrating and honoring our country and those who have served in the military. Patriotic music and tours of a nearby military base and museums. Epworth By The Sea, 100 Arthur J. Moore Dr. (912) 638-8688 or epworthbythesea.org.
Keep Brunswick-Golden Isles Beautiful invites you to the annual “Cleaner and Greener” Golf Tournament Fundraiser to be held at the Brunswick Country Club. KBGIB is an non-profit organization that is dedicated to a “Cleaner and Greener” community. 4-Player Scramble. Shotgun Start, 1 p.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. $90/player, $360/Team, Hole Sponsorships, $75 & Special Raffle. Marsha Smith, (912) 279-1490 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
19th Annual Chamber Experience! Join us for a night of celebration with good fun, two great auctions, and fabulous food all for a really great cause. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Sea Palms Golf & Tennis Resort, 5445 Frederica Rd. Come bid on… Golf packages, vacations, artwork, furniture, business & marketing packages, themed restaurant gift baskets, hunting & fishing adventures, romantic getaways, spa treatments, party & kids packages and much more! (912) 265-0620 or brunswickgoldenisleschamber.com.
May 24 – 26:
Shelander, Morton, & Huie Exhibit of paintings by the founders of Left Bank Art Gallery Selma Shelander, Stella Morton, and Mildred Huie. 1-5 p.m. Talk on gallery history with Mildred Wilcox, May 25, 3 p.m. Mildred Huie Museum, 1819 Frederica Rd. (912) 638-3017 or LeftBankArtGallery.com.
May 25 – 26:
The St. Simons Island Antique Show! Featuring interesting and unusual items, and other treasures from by-gone eras! Antique dealers from all over the southeast, featuring a vast array of fine and fun merchandise, including furniture, collectibles, primitives, jewelry, silver, glassware, etc. Under the oaks, on the grounds of the beautiful revitalized Postell Park, on Beachview Dr. off Mallory St. In the historic Pier Village area. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Always Free admission and parking. (912) 267-7822 or stsimonsantiques.com.
The Golden Isles Arts and Humanities hosts Jazz in the Park! 7-9 p.m. $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12, under 6 free. Season pass $35. Jazz in the Park features some of the best local and regional jazz musicians. Planned for a high tide evening for maximum breeze and comfort, the concert brings residents and tourists alike to beautiful Neptune Park at the edge of the ocean for one of the most pleasant and entertaining evenings you can spend in the Golden Isles. Bring and chair or blanket, relax, and enjoy the music! 110 Mallery St. (912) 262-6934 or goldenislesarts.org.
May 27: Annual Memorial Day observance with flyover & patriotic music. Featured speaker, U.S. Marine Major Gen. Larry Taylor. 6:45-8:30 p.m. Neptune Park, St. Simons Island. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of St. Simons Island. Free! ssirotary.org.